UA 425/94 - Kenya: health concern: Geoffrey Kuria Kariuki

UA 425/94 - Kenya: health concern: Geoffrey Kuria Kariuki

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Index Number: AFR 32/017/1994
Date Published: 1 December 1994
Categories: Africa, Kenya

Geoffrey Kuria Kariuki is currently in Nakuru prison on charges, possibly fabricated, of robbery with violence and possession of firearms. AI is extremely concerned about his health as he has not yet received treatment for serious head injuries reportedly sustained during torture in incommunicado detention in July 1994. He was given a CT scan on 14 October, 3 months after sustaining the injuries, which diagnosed subdural haematoma. A second opinion was requested, which has still not been received. Geoffrey Kuria Kariuki has not received any treatment.


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